binutils compile error

Joe Weidenbach weidenba at
Mon Aug 7 07:33:00 PDT 2000

> To see if you are really going low on memory do this:
> start compiling binutils and in a second terminal (either a VC (Virtual
> Console) or xterm or something similar) run this command:
> 	watch -n 1 free

make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/oldfs/usr/src/binutils-'
gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I. -D_GNU_SOURCE -I. -I. -I../bfd -I./../bfd -I./../include  -I./../intl -I../intl -DLOCALEDIR="\"/usr/share/locale\""   -W -Wall -g -O2 -c objdump.c
cpp: objdump.c: Input/output error
make[3]: *** [objdump.o] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/oldfs/usr/src/binutils-'
make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/oldfs/usr/src/binutils-'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive-am] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/oldfs/usr/src/binutils-'
make: *** [all-binutils] Error 2 

I'm not getting that anymore (I shut down a few more progs and ran e2fsck on
that partition) but now I'm getting I/O errors...any ideas?
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